Hillsborough County, FL (October 24, 2020) - Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol were on the scene of a car accident with injuries on Saturday morning. The crash took place along U.S. 301 and was reported at approximately 8:00 a.m.
Officials responded to the scene near Sligh Avenue at approximately 8:05 a.m. According to troopers, there were reports of at least one person suffering injuries in the accident. There are no details on the cause of the crash or the condition of the injured victim at this time. The accident resulted in a roadblock at the scene as motorists were advised to use caution and to avoid traveling near the scene if possible.
There is no further information surrounding the accident or its cause at this time and there is no word on whether charges are expected. An investigation is ongoing.
According to the most recent statistics that are available, there are approximately 250,000 injury crashes in Florida each year. While no one ever expects to be hurt in an accident, these crashes can and do take place each day across our state. Unfortunately, many accidents result in injuries to innocent victims who were not at fault for the crash. These victims can suffer life-altering consequences, including tremendous pain and suffering as a result of the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim following this crash on U.S. 301 in Hillsborough County.
Rubenstein Law is dedicated to serving individuals & families injured by the negligence of others. We know first-hand the heartbreak that can be left behind after an accident. In our news blog, we write about cases of personal injury relevant to our line of work, and we report on news of judgments and appellate cases that affect the rights of personal injury claimants. We feel a responsibility to raise awareness of the injury and tragic loss of life occurring across our state every day.
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